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The Medieval Charlemagne Legend
An Annotated Bibliography

Edited By

Susan E. Farrier

ISBN 9780367195977
Published December 31, 2021 by Routledge
670 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1993, The Medieval Charlemagne Legend is a selective bibliography for the literary scholar, of historical and literary material relating to Charlemagne. The book provides a chronological listing of sources on the legend and man is split into three distinct sections, covering the history of Charlemagne, the literature of Charlemagne and the medieval biography and chronicle of Charlemagne.

Table of Contents



List of Abbreviations

Part I: The Historical Charlemagne


2 Foreign Policy

3. Charles and the Church

4. Symbols of Imperial Power

5. Modern Biographies

Part II: Between History and Legend (Medieval Biography and Chronicle)

1. Medieval Biographies

2. Chronicles (Excluding the Turpin)

Part III: Charlemagne Literature

1 Reference

2. Onomastics

3. Chansons de Geste in Perspective

4. Compilations and Anthologies

5. The Influence of the Charlemagne Legends

6. Charles’ Life in Literature

7. Roland

8. Ogier the Dane

9. La Chanson de Roland

10. Analogues of the Chanson de Roland

11. William

12. William’s Family

13. Renaud

14. Charles Martel and His Vassals

15. Pepin and his Vassals

16. Charlemagne and his Vassals

17. Louis and his Vassals

18. The Families of Nanteuil and the Loherains

19. Collections of Relevant Studies

Appendix A: Charlemagne’s Obscure Relatives

Appendix B: List of Charlemagne Texts Organized by Language

Index of Authors, Editors, and Translators

Index of Subjects and Works

Index of Modern Translations

Index of Festschrift/Denkschrift Honorees

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